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The Military Cross was instituted as a Decoration on December 28th, 1914, to
reward Distinguished Services rendered by Officers of certain ranks in the army
in time of war. Bars may be added for additional acts of gallantry. Since August
1st, 1918, it has, like the D.S.O., been awarded for "services in action" only.
WITCOMBE, Capt. Charles Edward ... ... ... ... 2/Gloucester
Awarded 1st January, 1917.
BAR TO M.C.
Awarded 1st January, 1919.
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